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boabe de piatra acra

English translation: grains of alum


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06:59 Apr 27, 2012
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Folklore / vocabular mito-folcloric
Romanian term or phrase: boabe de piatra acra
a sanvasia - a ghici in noaptea de Anul Nou daca doi tineri se vor casatori sau nu in anul urmator folosind doua boabe de piatra acra, puse pe plita incinsa.
Local time: 10:01
English translation:grains of alum
Am gasit doar context in chimie, dar expresia se traduce asa.
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Laura Singiorzan
Local time: 10:01
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5 +1grains of alum
Laura Singiorzan



17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
grains of alum

Am gasit doar context in chimie, dar expresia se traduce asa.

Example sentence(s):
  • the wash should contain eight grains of alum in an ounce of water, and should be introduced between the lids every quarter of an hour

    Reference: http://dexonline.ro/definitie/alaun
    Reference: http://books.google.ro/books?id=m2g7AQAAIAAJ&pg=PA166&lpg=PA...
Laura Singiorzan
Local time: 10:01
Native speaker of: Romanian
PRO pts in category: 16
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